• 4 Oct 2019
  • 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Massachusetts Medical Society

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The New England Otolaryngological Society

Sex and Drugs and Rock and Roll:

A Year of Getting Back to the Basics

Drugs 

Friday, October 4, 2019

Massachusetts Medical Society

860 Winter St, Waltham,  MA 02451 

Program Objectives

  • Learn to recognize acute eosinophilic respiratory disease as a distinct syndrome and understand the importance of selecting the right patient for an oral aspirin challenge.  Become familiar with the literature on the utility of biologics in the care of AERD.
  • Learn about recent advances of inner ear drug delivery for the regeneration of snhl
  • Learn about the repurposing of current drugs for the treatment of vestibular schwannomas and other ear disorders
  • Understand the historic and contemporary drivers of the opioid epidemic and how they contribute to higher morbidity and mortality. Become familiar with the evidence of effective training, practices or policies which effectively deal with this problem.

Program  Overview

Today’s physician has a base knowledge of the wide array of drugs to treat otolaryngologic conditions and the medications that their patients are taking which may impact their condition or treatment plan. The challenge of staying current with this body of knowledge is heightened in today’s world of advanced research, new applications for existing drugs and drug innovation and made more difficult with so many competing responsibilities for our time.  The opioid epidemic and the use of legal and illegal drugs alters our patient’s presentations, disease process and morbidity thereby complicating our ability to provide quality care. This program will address these issues with special focus on AERD, otology, and the opioid epidemic.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The New England Otolaryngological Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Accreditation Statement

The New England Otolaryngological Society is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity meets the criteria of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine for risk management study, denoted with an *.

 

 

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